Libraries can now set patron services parameters to automatically update the circulation status of lost or missing items based on a specified period of time. Item records are updated (or not) according to the settings for the item’s assigned branch.
We have discovered that a bug in a recent Microsoft update to Windows 8.1 is rendering users unable to connect to Polaris.
After clicking "Connect" in the RemoteApp dialog you are prompted for your credintials again.
The "Connecting to..." dialog hangs for up to a minute before disappearing/disconnecting.
Circulating Damaged Material for Inter-Library Loan (DRAFT):
i) If an item has minor damage that does not impinge that item circulating, then
owning library should do one of the following.
(a) Mark the item with date and nature of damage
(b) Make a note in the item record with date and nature of damage
(c) Use Check In note to document date and nature of damage
If you find that you are unable to print this morning, you are not alone. It would seem that a Screwdrivers upgrade to the Polaris servers has rendered older versions of the Scewdrivers client obsolete. If you find yourself without any printers this morning, please see our support page for the latest version of Screwdrivers:
NOTE: You may have to re-select your printer in the Tools -> Options for Check in/out windows
Road and Track (0035-7189) changed its publication pattern to 10 times per year in 2014.
To use the updated pattern, go to your Serial Holdings Record, right click on the current publication pattern and choose ‘Close Pattern.’ Save the SHR. Link to Check In and delete all the Expected issues for the rest of 2014. Then go back to your Serial Holdings Record and create a new publication pattern using the template for ‘Road and Track (0035-7189).
Shelley Stone, Cataloging Supervisor
Please check your shelves for 20th century journey memoir of a life and the times by William L. Shirer.
Control #151816 and control #2331531
These records are multi-part records so this is an instance when volume information is required. If your item record does not currently have volume information, please add your information into the volume field.
Cheri Schuler-Faust, Cataloger
Transformers : Beginnings produced by Joshua Foster -- control number 1341532. This is NOT Transformers (Motion Picture : 2007). In one of the legacy databases, someone had changed the bibliographic record to match the item in hand -- with no regard to what the OCLC record actually was for. Bibliographic record now matches what is in OCLC.
Check your holdings on this bibliographic record, and if your item does not match, please move to an appropriate bib record for the item you have. If you need help matching, please ask.
Please look at your item records for any of the bibliographic records listed below.
Abraham Lincoln, the prairie years and Abraham Lincoln, the war years have several records and many of them are for multiple volumes.
On Monday, June 24, the SHARE Fees/Finance committee chair and SHARE staff conducted an Adobe Connect meeting to present information and answer questions about the SHARE member fees for Fiscal Year 15. A recording of the meeting can be found here: https://webjunctionillinois.adobeconnect.com/_a1011975131/p70fuwxpbc0/?launcher=false&fcsContent=true&pbMode=normal